|Rafael Nadal To Face Jiri Vesely In Hamburg; 2-Time Defending Champ John Isner Opens In Atlanta |
|a day off following a 3-set win over countryman Fernando Verdasco, Rafael Nadal returns to action Thursday in Hamburg against rising talent Jiri Vesely.
The 22-year-old Vesely has never beaten a Top 10 player in his young career, but the 6-foot-6 Czech has the firepower to...|
|Rafael Nadal Comes Back To Win In Hamburg |
|Nadal overcame a slow start to turn away countryman Fernando Verdasco in the opening round of Hamburg 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. Nadal was playing his first match since suffering a shock loss in the Wimbledon second round to Dustin Brown earlier this month.
“It’s a very important...|
|Marion Bartoli Says Rafael Nadal Lacks Power In His Game Right Now |
|Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli was commenting about Rafael Nadal earlier this month. The Frenchwoman with the high IQ said that Nadal is struggling because he no longer can hit the ball with power like his did before, especially off the serve.
"When you play against hi...|
|Andy Roddick Imitated Rafael Nadal Last Night In Atlanta [Video] |
|another, and create a healthy jealously, it will be good for American tennis," said Roddick. "To know if they are practicing together, 'Listen, I beat him last week, but he is in a final of some tournament, I want to do that.' As opposed to creating a separatist nature, among t...|
|Novak Djokovic Shows Up In Umag For Men's Final, Watches Thiem Win Second Title [Video] |
|Dominic Thiem picked up his second career title today beating Joao Sousa, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic watched on from the stands in Umag.
Thank you for a warm welcome! It was nice to see you all again. I have wonderful memories from Umag! https://t.co/oBohcIejvQ— Novak D...|
|Rafael Nadal: It's Been A Tough Six Months For Me, But Life Continues [Video] |
|Rafael Nadal opted to cut his post-Wimbledon vacation short by getting some more tennis in. And this week he took a wildcard into Hamburg to play clay during the summer for the first time since 2007.
"My body asked me to be playing and I am here," Nadal said of his ap...|
|Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles|
|Finds Clay Twice as Nice with ATP Win Entering FrenchWorld No. 12 Nicolas Almagro won his third ATP claycourt title of the season on Saturday, coming from a set down to defeat Romanian Victor Hanescu 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the Open de Nice Cote d'Azur. The...|
|Kvitova Shocks Azarenka for WTA Madrid Crown|
|16-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova defeated No. 3 Victoria Azarenka 7-6(3), 6-3 to win the Mutua Madrid Open on Sunday, her fourth career WTA crown and third of 2011 after Brisbane and the Paris-indoors. "We know each other so it was going to be tough to find the key, but I ...|
|Djokovic v. Federer Highlight Fab Four US Open Semifinals, Who'll Win? Serena Closes In |
|Djokovic v. Nadal For Australian Open Title, 2012 Supremacy; Who's The Pick? |
|Nadal v. Murray, Federer v. Djokovic as Top 4 Collide in Toronto |
|Nadal Under Ab Injury Cloud, Clijsters Ousts Venus; Federer, Oudin Today at US Open |
|Murray, Nadal, Nalbandian Face Tough Tests Today at US Open; Clijsters v. Ivanovic Also |
|Nadal Marches into the French Open Quarters, Federer v. Soderling Rematch Tuesday |
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